Eid Al-Adha holiday dates announced for public sector

Holiday will begin for ministries and federal employees on July 30

Eid Al-Adha holiday dates announced for public sector

Eid Al-Adha holiday dates for public sector workers have been announced, with the break beginning on Thursday July 30 (Arafat Day), ending on Sunday August 2, with employees returning to work on Monday August 3.

The Eid Al-Adha holiday marks the Festival of Sacrifice.

Other public holidays in the UAE in 2020 include Islamic New Year, which will be celebrated with a public holiday on Sunday August 23, giving many a three-day weekend.

Prophet Muhammad's (PBUH) Birthday will be celebrated with a public holiday on Thursday October 29, while Commemoration Day is marked on December 1, which in 2020 falls on a Tuesday.

The UAE’s 49th National Day will then be recognised on December 2 and 3, so with the Commemoration Day holiday, those who work in Dubai will enjoy three days of holidays and some will enjoy a five-day weekend.

Here are all the dates for your diary for the rest of 2020:
• Islamic New Year – Sunday August 23
• Prophet Muhammed’s (PBUH) Birthday – Thursday October 29
• Commemoration Day – Tuesday December 1
• UAE National Day – Wednesday December 2 and Thursday December 3

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